The Last Straw
by Paul Bauer
Short Play, Comedy / 3m, 5f
Henpecked Arnold's wife discovers he has lost his job. Laying down the law, she says she will become the breadwinner-- and he will be the "housewife." Their daughter proposes a solution that restores family harmony.
- No Special Cautions
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Setting: The living room of the Drayton household, located in a large city in the Mid West.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
GAIL DRAYTON - Pretty, young, and attractive.
MRS. ARNOLD DRAYTON (LAURA) - Her domineering mother.
ARNOLD DRAYTON - Her henpecked husband.
IONE SHELBY - Interested in other folks' affairs.
MAMIE DILLSON - A cook.
JOHNNY WILEY - In love with Gail.
JASON WILEY - His father, a successful business man.
EHTEL PRENTICE - A born gossip.